Things you can do to help influence your Legislators and how your Legislators voted.
Speaking to Your Legislators:
Materials to Help You Effectively Communicate with Your Legislators
Connecticut Citizens Defense League
â€¢Â Legislative Testimony Tip Sheet
Preparing and Submitting Testimony
National Rifle Association (NRA)
â€¢Â Effectively Communicating With Your Lawmakers
Additional Outside Websites for Effective Lobbying
CT Association of Non-Profits:
â€¢Â Lobbying: The Basics
â€¢Â Helpful Tools
Gaffney, Bennett & Assoc., a professional lobbying group
â€¢Â Grassroots Primer
CT Council of Car Clubs
â€¢Â How to Lobby elected Officials
CT Voices for Children
â€¢Â How to Lobby the CT General Assembly
Legislator’s Voting Records:
Click here to see how your legislator’s voted on bill’s concerning your gun ownership.
â€¢Â Guidelines for Communicating with the Media
Notes from a talk by Betty Gallo, lobbyist
Â â€¢Â Effective Legislative Strategies
CT Gov FAQ.
FAQs for The Connecticut General Assembly Website
And The Best Tip for Getting Active:
Take somebody to the range who has never fired a gun. Fear is the primary emotional tool the other side has. But once people have handled firearms and see how their safe and sane neighbors use them, fear vanishes and is often replaced by a sense of empowerment and fun.